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>> The President of the United States has personally come after me and my show and there's only one thing to say.
LAUGH]>>
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>> Yay, yay!>> Turns our, being called a no talent by the President can have its benefits. Late Show host Stephen Colbert, who days ago, reveled in the attention brought by President Trump's criticism of the show, celebrating his 15th straight ratings win in total viewers.
00:00:28
Edging out rival, Jimmy Fallon's Tonight Show, once the late night juggernaut, and giving CBS it's longest winning streak in seven years. Colbert, a persistent Trump critic, standing in contrast to the apolitical Fallon who took a public flogging for mussing Trumps hair when he appeared as a guest on the show as a candidate, rather than hitting him with substantive questions.
00:00:51
Fallon acknowledging the setback in an interview with The New York Times Wednesday, saying the backlash hurt his feelings. But while he may not be winning the war, Fallon is triumphing in its key battle, as he's still ahead in the 18 to 49 demo most coveted by advertisers.